# measurements

• Oct 20th 2009, 06:55 PM
bball20
measurements
A cylindrical can of cleaner holds 1 L of liquid. What is its height if the diameter of the base is 12 cm? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a cm.
• Oct 20th 2009, 07:19 PM
ramiee2010
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Originally Posted by bball20
A cylindrical can of cleaner holds 1 L of liquid. What is its height if the diameter of the base is 12 cm? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a cm.

given Volume of cylindrical can,V = 1 L = 1000 cubic cm
diameter of the base is 12 cm, therefore radius r=6 cm;
height h = ?
$V=\pi r^2 h \quad \Rightarrow \quad h\ =\frac{V}{\pi r^2}$
substitute the values.....